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black spider with orange and white pattern... - Latrodectus mactans

black spider with orange and white pattern... - Latrodectus mactans
Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA
July 7, 2008
Size: .5 inch
I had a WalMart pool that was outside for about six weeks and it was not in use. I went out to clean it and refill it with water. I hate spiders and I see black widows all the time. There is no red on its bottom. This spider was hidding in the folds of the deflated pool. What is it?

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black spider with orange and white pattern... - Latrodectus mactans black spider with orange and white pattern... - Latrodectus mactans black spider with orange and white pattern... - Latrodectus mactans

Moved
Moved from Widow Spiders.

patterns and leg banding look
patterns and leg banding look like mactans.

Moved
Moved from Spiders.

It's still
a Widow. One of the experts here will probably tell you which one.

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